Psalm 23

GOD, my shepherd! I don’t need a thing. You have bedded me down in lush meadows, you find me quiet pools to drink from. True to your word, you let me catch my breath and send me in the right direction. Even when the way goes through Death Valley, I’m not afraid when you walk at my side. Your trusty shepherd’s crook makes me feel secure. You serve me a six-course dinner right in front of my enemies. You revive my drooping head; my cup brims with blessing. Your beauty and love chase after me every day of my life. I’m back home in the house of GOD for the rest of my life. (Psalm 23 – The Message Bible) It was coming.Moving rapidly, keeping low to the grass, a fierce streak of black in the fading light. He didn’t have to see it or hear it to know the enemy was closing in. He felt it, through instinct honed

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Solomon’s Porch: Preamble

He was not one given to the overly dramatic except that one time when instead of castigating the woman caught in adultery he bowed his head and scribbled in the sand like a child or that other time when he spat into mud and used the mix to restore a blind man’s sight. Disclaimer: I am not an authority on these issues. I am operating with the mind of Christ and despite my own fickle and fragmental knowledge at times I trust that the Spirit of Christ will reveal to you the substance in this shadowy post. Please allow Grace to express itself in you. Special thanks to JMD for spurring me to write, to Tomi of Arike’s Art for speaking up and TJ for just being TJ. John 17 – New King James Version (NKJV): Jesus Prays for Himself 1. Jesus spoke these words, lifted up His eyes to heaven, and said: “Father, the hour has come. Glorify Your

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